John Ezra Baird

Brief Life History of John Ezra

When John Ezra Baird was born on 10 December 1877, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Alexander Baird, was 45 and his mother, Sidse Kirstine Christensen, was 22. He married Caroline Elizabeth Lee on 10 June 1903, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880 and Box Elder Election Precinct, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1935. In 1920, at the age of 42, his occupation is listed as real estate, own business in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States. He died on 8 September 1947, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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John Ezra Baird
Caroline Elizabeth Lee
Marriage: 10 June 1903
Maude Baird
Carmen Rose Baird
John Edwin Baird
Bertha Baird
Anna Lee Baird
Kathryn Baird

Sources (74)

  • John Baird, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mr. John Ezra Baird, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • John Ezra Baird, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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Name Meaning


from a common pronunciation of Bard in Scotland.

occupational name from Gaelic bàrd ‘bard, poet, minstrel’, or of Gaelic Mac an Baird ‘son of the bard’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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